Mount Damavand Trekking

Trekking in Mount Damavand (5 Days)
Tour Code: SU 24/T

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Tour Rating:

(5 / 5)

Price Per Person From:

395 €

Tour Highlights

  • Photography in unique nature
  • Climbing mount Damavand highest summit of Iran & Highest volcano in Asia
  • View a great lanscape of Caspian Sea in the north & Iran central desert at south
  • Enjoying trek in beautiful Alborz mountains

Best Trekking Tour in Iran★★★★★

Damavand mountain trekking is one of the most popular trek holidays in Iran that everyone would love to experience once in his or her life. Mount Damavand is the highest volcano peak in the middle east that is also a national heritage site and national symbol of resistance and has a significant place in Persian mythology. It is located in the southern part of the Caspian sea and 1 hour driving from the capital city of Iran (Tehran).

On this trekking tour, you will see Lar National park which is rich with wildlife and flora from the top. when you reach the top of Damavand peak you could walk around the volcanic hole and see Iran nature from the height of 5610 meters above sea level.

If you are interested in Climbing Damavand from the less crowded route, check out “Climbing Damavand North East Tour” or see Hiking Mount Damavand Tour.

  • Day 1: Pick up and drive to Polour village, Trekking to Goosfandsara
  • Day 2: Climbing to Bargahe Sevom (Bargah 3) hut in about 4200 m
  • Day 3: Acclimatization (or bad weather reservation) day
  • Day 4: Summit day
  • Day 5: Descend Polour and Hot Spring


Day 1: Arriving in Tehran (I.K Airport), Transport to Polour village

Arriving in Tehran(I.K Airport). Transport to Polour/Rineh village (2400 m) at the foot of Damavand. Depending on your arrival time, you’ll have some hours to rest at Damavand Hostel or a local house, walking around and packing your stuff (you can leave your extra luggage, clothes, and equipment in the hostel). Afternoon you’ll start hiking to Goosfandsara (mosque) at 3000 m altitude, it takes about two and half hours. There we make our camp and enjoy the beauty of nomads and shepherd life. O/ N at the two-person tent. (Full board, B.L.D)

NOTE: Depending on your wish, you can sleep this night at the hostel with good facilities, free wifi, clean beds, and have some hiking around the hostel up to 2700 m, instead of sleeping at a 3000 m camp.

Day 2: Climbing to Bargahe Sevom (Bargah 3) hut at about 4200 m altitude

After breakfast in at early morning we’ll collect our luggage and place them on the Mules (every 2 persons 1 luggage about 15 kg), and start trekking whit lightweight backpack to the Bargahe Sevom hut in about 4200 m. after about 5 hours we’ll reach the hut and have enough time for walking around, taking photo and rest. O /N at the hut or 2 person tent. (Full board, B.L.D)

Day 3: Acclimatization (or bad weather reservation) day

Today you have enough time for acclimatization and enjoy the scenery. After well sleeping, and serving breakfast you’ll start climbing slowly to about 4800 m altitudes, and will have enough rest on the way, taking photos, etc. then descend to hut slowly. O /N at the hut or 2 person tent. (Full board, B.L.D)

Day 4: Summit day

After breakfast in the early morning, you’ll start ascending to the top of Iran, Damavand summit (5671 m). It takes about 6 hours to reach the summit. After reaching the summit you can see the Crater of old Damavand volcano (highest volcano in Asia) and enjoy the scenery of the Alborz mountain range, the beauty of the Caspian Sea, Damavand Northeast Route, and taking memorial pictures. Then descend to the hut (about 3 hours). O /N at the hut or 2 person tent. (Full board, B.L.D)

Day 5: Descend Polour and Hot Spring

After breakfast and pack our luggage, you’ll descend to Gosfandsara, where our 4WD transport the group to Polour village. Take a shower and collect the equipment. After collect stuff, we’ll transport the group to Tehran or Airport and your program will finish.

(In case of choosing an extra tour, Afternoon you can go to Larijan hot spring (10 km), and you’ll spend tonight at Polour guest house).


Our services includes:

  • Visa processes (Obtain Iran Visa Reference Number)
  • Pick up from airport or Tehran
  • Prepaid SIM Card with active Internet that you can charge with credit to use (per order is necessary)
  • 4x nights in mountain hut/2person tent with full board
  • Camping services
  • Two-person tent
  • Duffel bag
  • All transfer, Sedan, Van or Bus, and 4WD rides
  • Organization of the whole trek
  • Luggage transport with mules or porters (each 2person one ~15 kg luggage)
  • Professional mountain guide and cooker during the program
  • Transport to the airport or Tehran

Our services do not include:

  • International flight
  • Museum and Hot spring tickets
  • Visa fee
  • Emergency rescue costs
  • Extra plans in case of changing in program
  • Climbing permits for Damavand summit 50$
  • Tips and extra nights at hotels
  • Any other services not specified above

Food Menu

  • Iranian Cuisine
  • Vegetrian Meals
  • Your Desired


  • All inclouded
  • Guest House or Local House
  • Two Person Tents & Camping Services
  • Sleeping Bag & Mattress

Health & Vaccinations

No need to have any special vaccination. There is no contagious disease in Iran. But for abroad holiday its better to do your regular health care and vaccination or teeth treatment before you travel.

Currency & Spending Money

The currency of Iran is the Iranian Rial. Most of places does not accept Paypal or International credit cards, So you must pay in cash, or you can use Iranian Debit Card. You can charge your Travel Debit Card  with local currency (You can charge this card ones (50 E, 100 E, 200 Euro or more) during your journey in Iran. We advise you to charge it until 300 euro before you visit museum, hot springs, market, shops and restaurant. With this  card you can easily pay everywhere and withdraw local currency from any ATM. With this digital payment service you can spend money without worrying about changing money wherever you are or to be concerned about your budget. You can only spend the amount of money you charge on your card. You can also recharge easily the credit of your Sim-card)

Know before you go

Iran is an Islamic Country, So If you are a woman, you must wear a scarf and mantoo and also man is prohibited to wear shorts in the cities.


Gear List

  • Luggage:

Duffel bag (Carrying by 4WD cars or leave in Hotel/hostel), Daypack (to carry a camera, water bottles, extra clothing, Lunch box), Luggage tags, and locks


  • Camping Gear:

Warm sleeping bag (down is recommended with at least -10 degrees extreme protection) and, mattress (air matt are recommended). No need to bring TENT, we will provide it to you.


  • Outerwear:

Goretex jacket with hood (waterproof and breathable), Goretex/wind stopper pants (side zippers are convenient), Insulated parka, down or synthetic filled, fleece or wool sweater, Fleece pants or tights, Mid-weight thermal underwear tops and bottom(synthetic or wool), Hiking pants, Long-sleeve shirts, T-shirts, synthetic is best, Underwear


  • Clothing Accessories:

Sun hat, Wool or fleece hat (over ears), Wool or fleece gloves, Thin liner gloves, Gaiters


  • Footwear:

Mountaineering boots( sturdy and ankle support, water-resistant), types of Socks, Camp shoes( trail shoes or running shoes)


  • City Clothing:

Bring a few lightweight, easily washable items for travel and daily wear, Comfortable shoes, (Woman should wear long sleeve shirt, Scarf, long Shirt)


  • Travel Accessories:

headlamp (lithium batteries are best for cold weather), Pocket knife or pocket tool, Ear plugs, Small quantity of favorite energy snacks, Hiking staff or trekking poles, Small waterproof pack cover for a daypack, Sunglasses with strap (side-shields or glacier glasses recommended), sun block cream and lip balm, Personal hygiene supplies including biodegradable soap, Small quick-dry towel, Personal first aid kit, medicines, Hand sanitizer gel or hand wipes, etc


  • Optional Field Gear:

Camera, memory cards, spare batteries, a battery charging station for cameras or personal electronics, Solar charger for batteries, Travel Adapter( UK to EU), Antibacterial wet wipes


  1. Rental services are available for all equipment and needed gears
  2. Stronger boots, warmer clothes, Ice axe, and crampons are necessary for the May & June tours.

Tour Dates & Prices

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Sat 28 May-1 June 2022SU24/T1540 €

440 €

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Sat 4-8 June 2022SU24/T2540 €

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Sat 11-15 June 2022SU24/T3540 €

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440 €

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Sat 25-29 June 2022SU24/T5540 €

395 €

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Sat 2-6 July 2022SU24/T6540 €

440 €

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Sat 9-13 July 2022SU24/T7540 €

395 €

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Note: To participate in “Damavand Fall Trekking Tours” you need to have warmer clothes & Stronger Trekking (Backpacking) Shoes…

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The price of our holidays can change depending on a variety of factors but unlike some other tour operators, IranExploration have undertaken to guarantee the Land Only price of your holiday will not change after you have booked. The price when you book is the price you will pay, whether you are booking for this year or the next. Book early to avoid any tour price increases, get the best flight prices and take advantage of our ‘No Surcharge Guarantee’.


  • Ramin and Reza are the best mountain guides I have ever travelled with. Always joyful and helpful. The tour itself is a wonderful experience.
    Mahendra Myshkin
  • Hello to all Iran Exploration's team. It was very nice time with you in Iran, I hope you will have many client every years.
    George Gschwendtner
  • Everything was great in Iran. Thank you for your hospitality. Your leaders and guides was perfect and best.
    Katrin Hermann
  • Nicole Steck on Damavand
    It was really good time. Damavand sloop was one of the best in the world for ski tour.
    Nicole Steck


All-inclusive on this holiday, making it hard to beat on price.

All Guaranteed Departures. Guided by a professional mountain guide.

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You can add some extra tour packages to your holiday.

Enjoy your time in Iran & make the best memory of your life!


Group size: 1-8

Suitable for age: 15+

Activity: 5 days trekking & Hiking

Join in: Tehran, End in: Tehran

Best Time: June 15th  till September 15th

Physical Rating: Level 5/8 (Moderate)

Max. altitude: 5610 m

Extra: Swimming in Hot Spring


4 nights in mountain hut/2person tent with full board

All Meals (5 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 4 Dinner)

Camping services

Extra: Two person tent/ Duffel bag


These adventures involve ski-touring, trekking, cycling or rafting for up to 6 or 7 hours a day at a steady pace. You have to have a good level of fitness and be in good health. The majority of our moderately graded treks involve the carrying of a day pack only, though some may involve carrying a full pack. Be prepared for variable weather conditions.
Damavand southern route is not a technical climb. It just needs good health and stamina as well as ability to trek in altitudes.


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